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bpv_551657 - TIBERIUS Dupondius

TIBERIUS Dupondius XF
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Price : 320.00 €
Type : Dupondius
Date: 20-21
Mint name / Town : Samosate, Syrie, Commagène
Metal : copper
Diameter : 29,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 13,93 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan large et bien centré. Exemplaire quasi TTB+ présentant un joli revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection M. P

Obverse


Obverse legend : TI. CAESAR DIV - AVGVSTI F AVGVSTVS.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Tibère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Tiberius Cæsar Divi Augusti Filius Augustus", (Tibère César fils du Auguste, auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PONT MAXIM COS III IMP VII TR POT XXII.
Reverse description : Caducée ailé ou orné de deux palmettes accosté de deux cornes d'abondance entrecroisées.
Reverse translation : "Pontifex Maximus Consul tertium Imperator septimum Tribunicia Potestate duovicesimum”, (Grand pontife consul pour la troisième fois, revêtu de la septième salutation impériale et de la vingt-deuxième puissance tribunitienne).

Commentary


D. Sear n’a pas retenu ce type dans son ouvrage (RCV 1) et le considère donc comme une monnaie coloniale.

Historical background


Tiberius

(08/19/14 to 03/16/37) Tiberius Claudius Nero

August (14-37)

Tiberius, the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia, was born November 16, 42 BC His father, Caesar's lieutenant at the Alexandria War (48-47 BC), is then rallied to Antony. Octave removed Livia, mother of Tiberius, and the wife 38 BC when she was pregnant with Nero Drusus. To complicate later the family tree of the Julio-Claudian Tiberius had Vipsania divorce to marry Julie, the daughter of Augustus, Agrippa's widow (12 BC). After chosen as heir, Augustus prefers his grandchildren and son Tiberius then exiled to Rhodes. After a failed plot Julie Tiberius divorces her and never seen again. 4 Augustus adopted Tiberius, who succeeded him in 14. His reign lasted 23 years. Germanicus, he did not like, dies at 19. He loses his 23 son Drusus was murdered by his wife, Livilla, with the help of the praetorian prefect Sejanus, his lover, which retains its power until 31. Denounced for his crimes by his sister, Antonia, Sejanus is executed. Tiberius retired to Capri since the year 27 died, perhaps murdered at 37 and his nephew Caligula, great-son of Augustus, succeeded him.

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